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Semester Class Schedule


 

      How to Register

BY PHONE:    718.832.0018
IN PERSON:  at the BAX reception desk
ONLINE REGISTRATION: See  the “Online Registration- How To” (below)

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

CLASS LEVELS
Levels I, II and hybrid I/II classes are organized by discrete age brackets and are open to students with a range of prior experience. These classes closely consider age appropriate physical, emotional and social development.

Levels III, IV, Performance Workshops and youth companies serve wider ranges and assume more prior experience, greater technical and improvisation skills and commitment. By level III and up, students often stay in a given level for more than on year.

Please contact the Education Department for guidance about how to navigate classes and/or levels

      Online Registration- How To

Please note: If you are registering for more than one class and are therefore eligible for the “family value” discount, the online platform will automatically register this discount in your session. If, however, you register for an additional class in a separate online session, the online platform cannot automatically combine this new registration with your other registrations (nor will it account for other possible discounts. Please see “Tuition Fees & Discounts” below). In such instances, to make sure that you do receive the full discount that you are eligible for please call (718) 832-0018 and complete your registration over the phone. Alternatively, you can continue with the online registration process and the discount will automatically be credited to your account, towards either a balance due or towards future use.

1. Click “Sign up” under the title of the class you are registering for.
2. Enter your child’s information into the space provided.
3. Enter guardians’ contact information. Please include as much information as possible.
4. Review your class selection to confirm it is correct.
5. Select “Check Out and Pay in Full,” OR “Check Out and Pay Half” to complete your registration. Payment of at least half is required to hold your spot in any class or program. Please pay close attention to when full payment is due, outlined in “Rates & Policies” (below).

At any point during your registration, you may add another class to your cart by scrolling down and clicking “Sign up” to additionally select that class.

Annual Family Registration Fee: This $35 fee is assessed annually per family (e.g. fall 2015 and again in fall 2016); registration fee does not apply to President’s or Spring Break Arts Programs.
You will be invoiced for any outstanding balances or registration fees assessed. Please call (718) 832-0018 or email info@bax.org with any questions.

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

      Rates & Policies

A payment of at least 1/2 tuition is required to reserve a spot in any youth class. The remainder of the tuition is due by the 5th week of the semester (unless a payment plan has been arranged).To arrange a payment plan, see information on Financial Assistance HERE.

REFUND POLICY
Prior to the 3rd class of a trimester and the 5th class of a semester, class tuition is refundable minus classes reserved/taken. There are no refunds after the 3rd class of a trimester or the 5th class of a semester. A credit may be applied to future registration.Drops must occur 48 hours prior to the reserved class.

MAKE-UP CLASSES
Due to absences or late registration, each student is allowed to take 2 make-up classes each trimester or 4 make-up classes each semester within the same term in an equivalent, age appropriate class (space permitting). We do not pro-rate tuition.

TRIAL CLASSES
A free trial class is available to new students, through the 3rd week of the trimester and the 5th week of the semester (space permitting). Upon registration, the cost of the trial class will be included in the tuition. Contact info@bax.org to schedule a trial. Trial registrations do not hold space for the full duration of the term.

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

      Tuition Fees & Discounts

Yearly Family Registration Fee: This $35 fee is assessed annually per family (e.g. fall 2015 and again in fall 2016); registration fee does not apply to President’s or Spring Break Arts Programs.

Family Value: Families who register their child in a second class, or another sibling in the same term, receive 5% off each additional class (note, discount is applied to the lowest priced class(es)).

Performance Workshop Discount: PW Students receive 15% off additional class (not including BAXco)

Playspace Class Cards: BAX offers class cards for drop-in Playspace classes. Families can purchase a 10 class card for $80. Class cards are valid for 1 year.* Playspace included for free with Move & Groove registration.

Park Slope Parents Members: PSP Members receive 5% off tuition (excluding registration fee and school break programs). Members must request this discount at the time of registration and be prepared to show membership card to registration desk upon request.

Families applying for FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE may NOT register online. For more information, click HERE.

Spring Semester (Monday, January 28, 2019 to Saturday, June 15, 2019)

Did you know BAX offers After School Pick Up? Click HERE to learn more. 

Registration is now open for Spring 2019!


Registration Form
One Guardian's name, an address, one phone number, and email are required before payments can be made.

Parent/Guardian Name*   Parent/Guardian Name  
Address*  
City State Zip*  
Home Phone  
Work Phone 1 Work Phone 2
Cell Phone 1 Cell Phone 2
Preferred Phone*  
Email* Email 2
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Class Selections

Student Name  
Birth Date    
Gender Identity
Name of School
Monday
4:45-6:15
Tumbling III - FULL
[X]
Tumbling III - FULL
Drawing on techniques in yoga, gymnastics, dance, and acrobatics, students explore ways to support their own weight with handstands, headstands and arm stands, as well as create reversed inversions such as arching and bridging. Building on Tumbling II, students continue to explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. Using imagery, sound and concepts, students are encouraged to build on their individual and partner work to create sequences and make choreographic choices in a collaborative environment. As the year progresses, performing, observing, and reflecting with one another becomes a part of the tumbling practice. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 8-10     Maira DuartePrice: 0
3:30-4:30
Umfundalai: Contemporary African Dance Technique
[X]
Umfundalai: Contemporary African Dance Technique
As a Pan-African dance technique, the Umfundalai technique draws upon key movements from different ethnic groups and many nations in Africa along with movements of Black cultures in the United States, Caribbean, and South America. The literal word, Umfundalai, means essence or essential in Kiswahili. In this class, students will work on the rhythm, body alignment, core movement and progression as well as vocabulary of the Umfundalai technique to generate collective and self-expression. Students will also engage in the ritual practice of giving"dobale"or thanks for each other and their shared space. AsDr.Kariamu Welsh, Umfundalais progenitor, describes it [Umfundalai is] an approach to movement that is wholistic, body centric and organic. This class is taught byUmfundalaiM'Singh Wuticertified teacher Angie Pittman. Read more about Dance at BAX
Ages 8-11   Class will begin on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019   Angie PittmanPrice: $330
Tuesday
3:30-4:30
Hip Hop I
[X]
Hip Hop I
BAX Hip Hop Dance is a high-energy technique class that combines energy, rhythm, groove, individuality, and originality with contemporary dance techniques. Students learn basic techniques like house, top rock, up rock, and freezes. As students develop, they have opportunities to create funky patterns and original variations on learned combinations and, ultimately, choreograph their own movement sequences based within the parameters of the form. Students also deepen their knowledge of historic vocabulary by relating this form to other social Africanist dance forms like swing, jazz, and soul line dancing. Age-appropriate hip-hop and pop music is used. Groove and Flow, students will learn current and past dance trends like the Running Man, Whip/Nae Nae, Chicken Noodle Soup, Dougie, to name a few, as the basis of exploring the historical depth and social aspect of Hip Hop dance so that they begin to know and appreciate the roots of the dance form and how it links to the music and other African American dance forms.
Ages 7-9     Juan "Coel" RodriguezPrice: $352
4:45-6:00
Drag Performance
[X]
Drag Performance
In this class, students will delve into the unique and increasingly popular art form that is drag performance. Students will learn about drag performances rich cultural history and roots in queer performance traditions. Discussing and dismantling gender archetypes, students will create a more expansive and empowered gender framework using dramatic play, clowning, lip sync, as well as basic costumes, fashion, make-up, and props. This is an inclusive and all drag performance class, including Queens, Kings, and in-betweens. Students of all gender identities are welcome.
Ages 8-11     Kelindah SchusterPrice: $368
Wednesday
3:30-4:45
Physical Theater I
[X]
Physical Theater I
Physical Theater has become an increasing practice in the theater world and is a critical part of actor training. Drawing on tumbling, dance, comedy, and mime traditions, Physical Theater I offers students a playful environment to explore and experiment with characters, imaginative & real scenes, morals/allegories, creative impulses and relationships. Students tell embodied stories and perform theatrical experiments with an emphasis on clarity of voice, expression, physical gestures and scale, and audience awareness. We will ask: What does my character look like? What does my character think about? What does the character want? How does this character work with others? What can we make together? Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 7-9     Billy SchultzPrice: $414
Thursday
3:30-4:30
Afro Diaspora Movement
[X]
Afro Diaspora Movement
Through principles and traditional movement of the African Diaspora, all who join will experience the idea of self-liberation and joy through movement. Students will explore a fusion of African Diasporic Dance traditions, including West African, Congolese, Afrobeats, Social Afro Hip-Hop, DanceHall, and Creative Movement. Students will learn choreography and technique that draws upon traditional and social Africanist dance styles, while also improvising within the vastness of these styles. Movement and musicality will be explored and celebrated as a physical dialogue and expression of community. Students will also learn about specific historical and cultural roots of these forms and manifest their own rhythmic choices as they move this lineage forward.
Ages 7-10     Dani CrissPrice: $396
Saturday
9:45-10:45
Circus Arts
[X]
Circus Arts
Drawing on contemporary circus traditions and props, students work independently and as an ensemble to develop unique circus styles and characters. Students will exercise coordination skills through juggling and object manipulation using such props as diabolos, scarves, and feathers while improving their body awareness and ability to work as part of a team. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 7-10     Billy SchultzPrice: $286
11:00-12:00
Dance, Act, Sing Musical Theater I - FULL
[X]
Dance, Act, Sing Musical Theater I - FULL
For the performer who loves to sing and dance! This playful workshop guides students through the three fundamental facets of musical theater: acting, singing, and dancing. In a relaxed and imaginative environment, students explore all three disciplines and rehearse musical numbers, both score and script, from Broadway favorites to original creations. As students advance, they work on character roles, develop scenes, sing songs, and create choreography independently and in small groups. Read more about Drama at BAX
Ages 7-9     Kevin CarilloPrice: 0
11:30-12:30
Hip Hop II
[X]
Hip Hop II
BAX Hip Hop Dance is a high-energy technique class that combines energy, rhythm, groove, individuality, and originality with contemporary dance techniques. Students learn basic techniques like house, top rock, up rock, and freezes. As students develop, they have opportunities to create funky patterns and original variations on learned combinations and, ultimately, choreograph their own movement sequences based within the parameters of the form. Students also deepen their knowledge of historic vocabulary by relating this form to other social Africanist dance forms like swing, jazz, and soul line dancing. Age-appropriate hip-hop and pop music is used. In this class, students learn basic techniques like house, top rock, up rock, basic hip hop grooves and tutting and learn variations that build musicality and style . Freestyling is also an import component that is practiced throughout the term with an emphasis on cultivating students' unique dance styles and voice.
Ages 8-10     Skye MontantePrice: $286
12:00-1:30
Tumbling III - FULL
[X]
Tumbling III - FULL
Drawing on techniques in yoga, gymnastics, dance, and acrobatics, students explore ways to support their own weight with handstands, headstands and arm stands, as well as create reversed inversions such as arching and bridging. Building on Tumbling II, students continue to explore balances and lifts alone and with partners, and learn tumbling sequences of rolling and flipping. Using imagery, sound and concepts, students are encouraged to build on their individual and partner work to create sequences and make choreographic choices in a collaborative environment. As the year progresses, performing, observing, and reflecting with one another becomes a part of the tumbling practice. Read more about Tumbling at BAX
Ages 8-10     Billy SchultzPrice: 0
 

 


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